Yamuna Menon

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Connecticut State Director, Northeast Charter Schools Network

Hartford, Connecticut

Yamuna Menon is the Connecticut state director of the Northeast Charter Schools Network. She has more than a decade of community organizing and educational experience.

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Posted May 8, 2018

Opening These Two New Schools Would Give Connecticut Parents What They Deserve: A Choice

As we celebrate National Charter Schools Week across the country, we take note of how far we have come since…

By Yamuna Menon

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Posted Feb. 25, 2020

Now That Trump Is Abandoning Charter Schools, Democrats Are Free to Champion a Truly Progressive Education Platform

I could be Bernie Sanders’ daughter. After all, my parents were much like him, children of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in New York…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Feb. 24, 2020

Here’s What I Told My Students After ‘Karen From Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign’ Texted Me

Last week, I received a text from “Karen from Mike Bloomberg’s campaign.” She wrote that “with so much at stake, Americans deserve a Democratic candidate…

By Ashley McCall

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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